Posts Tagged ‘Motivation’

Mending Party

Everyone who sews has a pile of mending. The button falls off, something needs a patch, trim needs to be reattached, hems get caught on a heels and need re-hemming. And because sewers know how to fix these problems they put them aside to fix. And they sit aside, and sit aside, and keep to […] Read more…

Monday Motivation; Chocolate

This motivational tip may just be my favorite because it involves eating chocolate. I never need a reason to eat chocolate but now I know there are a few good reasons, other than tastiness, to indulge: Chocolate has been shown to release dopamine in your brain. Dopamine is a chemical in your brain which has […] Read more…

Monday Motivation: Routines

I have analyzed it and I think my motivation troubles are originating from transition. In March 2014 I went from full time to part time as an administrative assistant/office manager so I could train my replacement and have more time to work on The Daily Sew. In June 2014 I began The Daily Sew full […] Read more…

Motivating Monday

What is motivating me today? A quiet house and an appointment this afternoon that’s going to take away my sewing time so I have to get busy now. Sometimes though it’s all I can do to start so I’ve been looking up motivational tips and I came across the “Fresh Start” idea. I think we’ve […] Read more…

Motivate Me

Some days are easy to get things done and some days it takes all the discipline I can conjure up to even get one thing checked off my list. Today I settle back into The Daily Sew after three weeks of holiday. It’s taking a lot of will power to sit at the computer despite […] Read more…